Mar 2013
Electricity Distribution
Supergen 3 HiDEF Highly Distributed Energy Futures
Mar 2013
UK Power Networks
UKPN Innovation Team
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Innovation Funding Incentive
High Voltage Technology
The HiDEF programme, funded by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) researches the essential elements of a decentralised system that could be implemented over the period 2025 to 2050, to enable all end users to participate in system operation and real-time energy markets.
The HiDEF programme has 5 workstreams:

  • Decentralised Energy

  • Decentralised Control

  • Decentralised Network Infrastructure

  • Decentralised Participation

  • Decentralised Policy and Macro Impact Assessment.